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Washington-Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Sept. 28, 2001 at 4:20 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1, 2001

October 2, 2001

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a discussion on ¡§Defending America: A Homeland Defense Strategy For The 21st Century.¡¨

WHO: The speakers are:

Christopher Whitcomb and Author, Cold Zero: Inside the FBI Hostage Rescue Team Antulio J. Echevarria Author, The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Prospective

Larry Wortzel, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: October 2, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled "Debating the Real State of the World: Are Dire Environmental Claims Backed by Sound Evidence?" with Bjorn Lomborg, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen and author.

DATE: October 2, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Fighting Terrorism, Preserving Civil Liberties.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Bob Barr, R - GA.

Solveig Singleton, Senior Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Stuart Taylor, Senior Writer, National Journal

Jonathan Turley, Professor of Law, George Washington University.

DATE: October 2, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

October 3, 2001

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled ¡§Toward a New Security Framework," with Sam Nunn, former U.S. Senator from Georgia, co-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

DATE: October 3, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program entitled ¡§The Environment: Getting Better, Not Worse.¡¨

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert W. Hahn, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

James K. Glassman, AEI and TechCentralStation.com

Bjorn Lomborg, University of Aarhus

Allen Hammond, World Resources Institute

David Sandalow, World Wildlife Fund

DATE: October 3, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its ¡§Luncheon Newsmaker¡¨ news program with The Assistant for Legal Reform to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Kozak, discussing "Legal Reform in Russia."

DATE: October 3, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

October 4, 2001

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Louise Shelley, Director, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American University discussing Terrorism, Money and Organized Crime.

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled Iranian Women: Rising Expectations with Jaleh Shadi-Talab, Director of the Women's Center at Tehran University.

DATE:

October 4, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY presents Professor Akbar Ahmed discussing the understanding of Islam in relation to current events in his inaugural address as chair of the Islamic Studies Department.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ahmed A. Kattan, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States

Abdul Aziz Said, Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, American University

Osman bin Bakar, Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia, Georgetown University?n

John Esposito, director, Center for Muslim and Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

Sulayman Nyang, professor of African Studies, Howard University

Lawrence Rosen, chair, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University

Tamara Sonn, William R. Keenan Distinguished Professor of Humanities, College of William & Mary

Yasmin Said, president, Muslim Student Association, American University

DATE: October 4, 2001

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

October 5, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College hold a daylong conference, ¡§The Defense Transformation Debate: The American Military at the Dawn of the 21st Century."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

Eliot A. Cohen, Professor and Director of Strategic Studies, SAIS

8:40 a.m. - Keynote Address

Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense (invited)

10 a.m. - Session I - Strategy

Francis Fukuyama, Professor of International Political Economy, SAIS

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard

Andrew Bacevich, Professor of International Relations, Boston University

11:45 a.m. - Luncheon Seminar Discussion: Imperatives for U.S. Defense Policy

Eliot Cohen, Professor and Director of Strategic Studies, SAIS

1:30 p.m. - Session II - Force Structure and Technology

Stephen Biddle, Associate Professor of National Security Studies, The Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

Michael Vickers, Director of Strategic Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Michael O¡¦Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

3:15 p.m. - Session III - Organization

Thomas Mahnken, Professor of Strategy and Policy, Naval War College

Randy Larsen, ANSER Institute for Homeland Defense

Kurt Campbell, Senior Vice President and Director of the International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

DATE: October 5, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

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